Site Announcements

View the results of the New Wave Outpost 20th Anniversary Top Songs Poll here:
http://www.nwoutpost.com/poll/results


Coming Soon: Top Albums Poll. Stay tuned!

Welcome to the new forum!
If you are a previously registered user, you must do the following:

1) Click on 'I forgot my password' at the login prompt
2) Enter your username and email you registered with and submit
3) You will receive an email with an activation link. Please click it and then log in using the random password provided
4) Go to your User Control Panel and click on the Profile tab
5) Click on 'Edit Account Settings' and enter your new password twice followed by the random password provided earlier. Click Submit.
6) That's it...you're back in! You may have to log in again with your new password.


If you forgot your email address, please email me (MikeP) at: mikepaulsen12@gmail.com

Note: you must now use bb code buttons in the Post form for embedded images, YouTube videos, etc.
For example, to post embedded YouTube videos: paste in the link (e.g., http://www.youtube.com/watch?XYZ1234567), highlight it and then click the YouTube button.

SHARE: The Vels - Velocity

Discuss hard-to-find or out-of-print New Wave and '80s Alternative, and share a few songs along the way.
NOTE: requesting songs that are entirely unrelated to the genres discussed here or easily found on CD is strongly discouraged and posts will be enforced as needed.

SHARE: The Vels - Velocity

Postby ApolloBoy » Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:46 pm

Hi everyone, I'm a long-time lurker and I thought I'd finally get an account here after all this time. Lately I've been going through my vinyl collection and ripping them, especially obscure stuff that never saw a release on CD or any digital format. I was also largely inspired by coming across obscure New Wave and synthpop stuff on various blogs, only to be disappointed with the audio quality with the downloads they provided.

So with that in mind, I'd like to share a rip I made of The Vels' first album from 1984, Velocity. It's encoded as 256 kbps AAC files, but I can provide this as 24-bit 96 kHz FLAC files if anyone wants!

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZ6hhFkZMKE2HjlAsp5vFXqUuvNoKhWVwO8X

Hope you all enjoy and there's more coming!
Feel free to distribute my vinyl rips or use them as part of your compilations!
ApolloBoy
Switchin' to Glide
 
Posts: 16
Joined: Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:04 pm
Location: Campbell, CA

Re: SHARE: The Vels - Velocity

Postby schwenko » Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:08 pm

thanks!
Sugoi !!!
schwenko
Room at the Top
 
Posts: 5316
Joined: Fri Apr 04, 2003 12:20 pm
Location: USA

Re: SHARE: The Vels - Velocity

Postby transferman2001 » Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:15 pm

Thank you!
transferman2001
Running Up That Hill
 
Posts: 2
Joined: Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:09 am

Re: SHARE: The Vels - Velocity

Postby ddasilva986 » Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:51 pm

Hi Apollo, many thanks for all your sharings!
Please, can you upload this album in FLAC? It would be great cause it's difficult to find it on good lossless quality.
Thanks again!
ddasilva986
Running Up That Hill
 
Posts: 6
Joined: Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:28 pm

Re: SHARE: The Vels - Velocity

Postby ApolloBoy » Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:29 am

ddasilva986 wrote:Hi Apollo, many thanks for all your sharings!
Please, can you upload this album in FLAC? It would be great cause it's difficult to find it on good lossless quality.
Thanks again!

I'm actually going to redo this one as I ripped this before I upgraded to an Ortofon 2M Blue (previous one was a 2M Red), and the Blue seems to handle sibilance and inner groove distortion much better than the Red did. So once that's done, I'll replace the link with the redone version (lossless of course!) for you all to enjoy.
Feel free to distribute my vinyl rips or use them as part of your compilations!
ApolloBoy
Switchin' to Glide
 
Posts: 16
Joined: Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:04 pm
Location: Campbell, CA

Re: SHARE: The Vels - Velocity

Postby ddasilva986 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:25 pm

ApolloBoy wrote:
ddasilva986 wrote:Hi Apollo, many thanks for all your sharings!
Please, can you upload this album in FLAC? It would be great cause it's difficult to find it on good lossless quality.
Thanks again!

I'm actually going to redo this one as I ripped this before I upgraded to an Ortofon 2M Blue (previous one was a 2M Red), and the Blue seems to handle sibilance and inner groove distortion much better than the Red did. So once that's done, I'll replace the link with the redone version (lossless of course!) for you all to enjoy.


Excellent! Many thanks!
ddasilva986
Running Up That Hill
 
Posts: 6
Joined: Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:28 pm

Re: SHARE: The Vels - Velocity

Postby ApolloBoy » Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:57 pm

Feel free to distribute my vinyl rips or use them as part of your compilations!
ApolloBoy
Switchin' to Glide
 
Posts: 16
Joined: Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:04 pm
Location: Campbell, CA

Re: SHARE: The Vels - Velocity

Postby ddasilva986 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:56 pm

ApolloBoy wrote:Here is the redone version in lossless: https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=XZBlwHkZvyV74ribrzFCuXJ2TkTR0JAXPTpV


Sounds pretty good! Big thanks!
ddasilva986
Running Up That Hill
 
Posts: 6
Joined: Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:28 pm


Return to Obscure 80s Central

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 21 guests

cron